My iPad (Covers iOS 7 on iPad 2, 3rd/4th Generation and iPad Mini)

My iPad (Covers iOS 7 on iPad 2, 3rd/4th Generation and iPad Mini)

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By (author) Gary Rosenzweig

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  • Publisher: Que Corporation,U.S.
  • Format: Paperback | 464 pages
  • Dimensions: 152mm x 226mm x 28mm | 740g
  • Publication date: 15 November 2013
  • ISBN 10: 078975102X
  • ISBN 13: 9780789751027
  • Edition: 6, Revised
  • Edition statement: 6th Revised edition
  • Sales rank: 161,760

Product description

Covers iOS 7 for iPad Air, 3rd/4th generation, iPad 2, and iPad mini Step-by-step instructions with callouts to iPad photos that show you exactly what to do. Help when you run into iPad problems or limitations. Tips and Notes to help you get the most from your iPad. Full-color, step-by-step tasks walk you through getting and keeping your iPad working just the way you want. Learn how to: * Connect your iPad to your Wi-Fi and 3G/4G LTE networks * Use Control Center to control frequently used settings * Use Siri to control your iPad or get information by speaking commands * Use iCloud to keep everything current between all your iOS devices (and even your Mac), including music, photos, emails, and more * Surf the Web, and send and receive email * Download and install apps to make your iPad even more useful * Secure your iPad * Record and edit video using iMovie for iPad * Take photos, and then edit them using iPhoto for iPad * Use AirDrop to share files and information with other iOS devices in your vicinity * Manage your contacts, and then connect with others using Messaging * Use iTunes to manage and sync iPad content with your computer * Use FaceTime and Skype to stay connected with friends and family, or to conduct video conferences * Use Pages, Numbers, and Keynote to create document, spreadsheets, and presentations

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Gary Rosenzweig is an Internet entrepreneur, software developer, and technology writer. He runs CleverMedia, Inc., which produces websites, computer games, apps, and podcasts. CleverMedia's largest site, MacMost.com, features video tutorials for Apple enthusiasts. It includes many videos on using Macs, iPhones, and iPads. Gary has written numerous computer books, including ActionScript 3.0 Game Programming University, MacMost.com Guide to Switching to the Mac, Special Edition Using Director MX, and My Pages (for Mac). Gary lives in Denver, Colorado, with his wife, Debby, and daughter, Luna. He has a computer science degree from Drexel University and a master's degree in journalism from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Website: http://garyrosenzweig.com Twitter: http://twitter.com/rosenz More iPad Tutorials and Book Updates: http://macmost.com/ipadguide/

Table of contents

Chapter 1 Getting Started 3 Generations of iPads 3 Identifying Your iPad 3 iOS 7 5 The iPad Buttons and Switches 6 The Home Button 6 The Wake/Sleep Button 7 The Volume Control 8 The Side Switch 8 Orientation and Movement 9 Screen Gestures 9 Tapping and Touching 10 Pinching 10 Dragging and Flicking 10 Pull Down and Release to Update 11 Four-Finger Gestures 11 iPad Screens 11 The Lock Screen 12 The Home Screen 12 An App Screen 13 Home Screen Searching 13 The Settings Screen 15 Interacting with Your iPad 15 Common Interface Elements 16 Using the On-Screen Keyboard 17 Dictating Text 19 Editing Text 20 Copy and Paste 21 Using Siri 22 Using Notifications Center 25 Using Control Center 27 Chapter 2 Customizing Your iPad 31 Changing Your Wallpaper 32 Getting Details About Your iPad 34 Setting Alert Sounds 36 Password Protecting Your iPad 38 Setting Parental Restrictions 40 Setting Side Switch Functionality 44 Setting Your Date and Time 45 Modifying Keyboard Settings 46 Do Not Disturb Settings 48 Privacy Settings 49 Notification Center Settings 51 Chapter 3 Networking and Syncing 55 Setting Up Your Wi-Fi Network Connection 55 Setting Up Your 3G/4G Connection 57 Syncing with iCloud 60 Syncing with iTunes 64 Syncing Options 65 Syncing Music 67 Syncing Photos 69 Syncing Apps 70 Syncing Documents 73 Keeping Your iPad Up-to-Date 74 Sharing with AirDrop 76 Chapter 4 Playing Music and Video 79 Playing a Song 80 Building a Playlist 83 Making iTunes Purchases 85 Downloading Podcasts 89 Playing Video 91 Using AirPlay to Play Music and Video on Other Devices 93 Home Sharing 94 Listening to iTunes Radio 95 Chapter 5 Reading Books 101 Buying a Book from Apple 102 Reading a Book 104 Using Reading Aids 106 Adding Notes and Highlights 107 Adding Bookmarks 109 Organizing Your Books 110 Using iBooks Alternatives 112 Chapter 6 Organizing Your Life 115 Adding a Contact 115 Searching for a Contact 118 Working with Contacts 120 Creating a Calendar Event 121 Using Calendar Views 122 Exploring Day View 123 Exploring Week View 125 Exploring Month View 126 Creating Calendars 127 Creating Notes 129 Setting Reminders 131 Setting Clock Alarms 134 Chapter 7 Surfing the Web 139 Browsing to a URL and Searching 139 Viewing Web Pages 143 Bookmarks, History, and Reading List 145 Using Bookmarks and Favorites 145 Using History 147 Deleting Your Bookmarks 148 Delete a Single Bookmark 148 Creating Home Screen Bookmarks 149 Building a Reading List 151 Filling in Web Forms 152 Opening Multiple Web Pages with Tabs 154 Copying Text from a Web Page 155 Copying Images from Web Pages 156 Viewing Articles with Safari Reader 156 Saving Time with AutoFill 157 Setting Up AutoFill 158 Using AutoFill 160 Chapter 8 Communicating with Email, Messaging, and Twitter 163 Configuring Your iPad for Email 164 Reading Your Email 167 Composing a New Message 170 Creating a Signature 171 Deleting and Moving Messages 172 Searching Email 174 Configuring How Email Is Received 174 More Email Settings 176 Setting Up Messaging 178 Conversing with Messages 179 Setting Up Twitter 181 Following People on Twitter 182 How to Tweet 184 Chapter 9 Taking and Editing Photos 187 Taking and Editing Photos 187 Using Photo Booth 191 Browsing Your Photos 193 Sharing Photos 195 Using Photo Stream 198 Setting Up Photo Stream 198 Sharing Photos with Photo Stream 199 Viewing Photo Collections 202 Viewing Albums 206 Creating Albums 207 Creating a Slideshow 208 Capturing the Screen 209 Deleting Photos 210 Adjusting Photos in iPhoto 212 Using Brushed Effects on Photos in iPhoto 215 Applying Special Effects to Photos in iPhoto 216 Ordering Prints with iPhoto 217 Making Photo Books with iPhoto 219 Chapter 10 Recording Video 223 Shooting Video 224 Trimming Video Clips 226 Combining Clips in iMovie 227 Editing Transitions in iMovie 231 Adding Photos to Your Video in iMovie 233 Adding Video Titles in iMovie 235 Setting Up FaceTime 236 Placing Video Calls with FaceTime 238 Receiving Video Calls with FaceTime 240 Chapter 11 Writing with Pages 243 Creating a New Document 244 Styling Text 246 Reusing Styles 249 Formatting Text 250 Creating Lists 252 Column Layouts 254 Inserting Images 255 Using Shapes in Documents 258 Creating Tables 259 Creating Charts 261 Document Setup 263 Sharing and Printing Documents 264 Chapter 12 Spreadsheets with Numbers 267 Creating a New Spreadsheet 268 Totaling Columns 272 Averaging Columns 273 Performing Calculations 277 Formatting Tables 278 Formatting Cells 278 Formatting Whole Tables 281 Using Headers and Footers 282 Creating Forms 283 Creating Charts 286 Using Multiple Tables 288 Chapter 13 Presentations with Keynote 295 Building a Simple Presentation 296 Building Your Own Slide 298 Adding Transitions 302 Magic Move 303 Object Transitions 305 Organizing Slides 307 Playing Your Presentation 309 Presenting on an External Display 310 Chapter 14 Navigating with Maps 313 Finding a Location 313 Searching for Places and Things 315 Getting Directions 317 Setting Bookmarks 319 Using Views 321 Using Satellite View 321 Using 3D View 322 Getting Traffic Reports 324 Chapter 15 The World of Apps 327 Purchasing an App 327 Arranging Apps on Your iPad 332 Creating App Folders 333 Viewing Currently Running Apps 335 Quitting Apps 336 Finding Good Apps 338 Using iPhone/iPod touch Apps 339 Getting Help with Apps 340 Chapter 16 Using Popular and Critical Apps 343 Connecting with Friends on Facebook 344 Controlling Your Computer with iTeleport 346 Reading Documents with GoodReader 349 Reading the News with Flipboard 352 Adding a Dictionary 355 Making Phone Calls with Skype 356 Putting Notes on Your Home/Lock Screen 358 Creating Multimedia Cloud Notes with Evernote 361 Handwriting Notes with WritePad 365 Sketching Ideas with Paper 366 Solving Math Problems with MyScript Calculator 369 Finding Recipes with Epicurious 371 Checking the Weather with AccuWeather 372 Learning New Things with iTunes U 375 Other Useful Apps 377 Chapter 17 Games and Entertainment 381 Composing Music with GarageBand 381 Watching Videos with YouTube 385 Watching Movies and TV Shows with Netflix 387 Subscribing to Magazines with Newsstand 389 Using Game Center 391 iPad Games and Entertainment 394 Where's My Water 394 Cut the Rope 395 Harbor Master HD 395 Angry Birds HD 396 Galcon 396 Plants vs. Zombies HD 397 Monkey Island 2 Special Edition 397 Scrabble for iPad 398 Fieldrunners for iPad 398 Temple Run 2 399 The Room 399 Gold Strike 400 Just Jigsaw Puzzles 400 iTunes Radio Alternatives 401 Chapter 18 iPad Accessories 403 Printing from Your iPad 403 AirPlay Mirroring with Apple TV 407 Video Output Adapters 409 Using Wireless Keyboards 411 Importing Photos with SD Card and USB Adapters 413 Charging Your iPad with Power Accessories 415 Listening with EarPods 417 Protecting Your iPad 419 iPad Smart Cover and Smart Case 419 Protective Covers 420 Protective Cases 420 Index 423